The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
The object of the superior man is truth.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.